Monastery of Prophet Elias is must see place when visiting Santorini. It ‘s built in the highest peak of the island which is 567 meters above sea level. It was built in the early of 18th century and is one of the oldest monasteries of the island. Built in the style of a castle and […]
The parish church of St. Gerasimos located in Fira of Santorini, with breathtaking views to the caldera of Santorini. The parish church of St. Gerasimos is probably one of the most photographed churches in the Mediterranean sea. Located in Thira the capital of Santorini. The church is on the edge of the cliff on the […]
The church Agios Theodori is located in Thira the capital of Santorini island celebrates February 17.
Near one of the extremes of Fira, you will find the Catholic Cathedral of Santorini, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist. It is not very old, nor huge, but beautifully built and decorated. The church is attended regularly by the catholic population of the island (nearly 500 members) and masses are celebrated every Sunday at […]
A beautiful temple is famous for spectacular views of the volcano and the caldera. The interior of the church is impressive with beautiful frescoes of Santorini painter Christopher Asim. The construction of the Church of the Visitation of the Virgin was completed in 1827, when he was known as “Lady of Bellonia” because of the […]
“Peramataris’ islet of Oia near the bay Amoudi on which is carved into the rock, the church of St. Nicholas with the nickname” Saint Nicholas Peramataris “. Named after the word “pass” because of the short sea crossing (Diapori) that separates the mountain of Oia.
The Church Panagia Agion Panton is located in Oia village near the maritime museum. The Church Panagia Agion Panton is a characteristic of the churches of the island is dominated by remarkable anonymous (folk) architecture.
The Church of Agios Artemios in Oia village near the maritime museum. Located in the village and in the region of Oia as many other small and large churches. The church was built in memory of Saint Artemios. St. Great Martyr Artemios considered Christianity. Saint Artemios beheaded in Antioch by order of the Emperor Julian […]
Panagia Platsani (1965) is located in the center of Oia Santorini. The Holy Parish Church of Our Panagia Platsanis (1965) is dedicated to the Virgin Akathist Hymn tisYperagias located in the center of Oia. The name “Platsani” caused by the splash of the waves hitting, on this, according to tradition when he found a fisherman at […]
The main attraction of the village of Mesa Gonia is the church of Panagia Episkopi.The church was built in 1100 AD It is one of the oldest but also the most important in relation to the history thereof; churches of Santorini. During the Venetian occupation turned into a Catholic church and had to be occupied […]